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Danish name for Aquavit; look there.

The name of this very popular especially in the Scandinavian countries brandy is derived from aqua vitae (lat. water of life). In the Middle Ages Aquavit was still made from wine, later from potatoes and only from the end of the 17th century from grain. At that time, flavors such as juniper berries, malt, honey, dill herb and caraway were used for the flavoring. But gradually, caraway has become the dominant...

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